A Novel
Product Number: EB00426676
Released: Jun 19, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780374709877
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A debut novel of love, narcissism, and ailing cattle Idiopathy (?d?'?p??i): a disease or condition which arises spontaneously or for which the cause is unknown. Idiopathy: a novel as unexpected as its title, in which Katherine, Daniel, and Nathan-three characters you won't forget in a hurry-unsuccessfully try to figure out how they feel about one another and how they might best live their lives in a world gone mad. Featuring a mysterious cattle epidemic, a humiliating stint in rehab, an unwanted pregnancy, a mom-turned-media personality ("Mother Courage"), and a workplace with a bio-dome housing a perfectly engineered cornfield, it is at once a scathing satire and a moving meditation on love and loneliness. With unusual verbal finesse and great humor, Sam Byers neatly skewers the tangled relationships and unhinged narcissism of a self-obsessed generation in a remarkable, uproarious first novel.

Author(s): Sam Byers
Original Publish Date: Jun 04, 2013

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